On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Lafayette submarket is going through a a boost in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $2 per sqft per year. That's a 13% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 12 listings have come on the market, which means leases might be leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. About 33% of the office spaces in the Lafayette are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet on the market, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,130 sqft. Most buildings in this market are approximately 2 stories. Most buildings in this region were built in 2001 and are Class B.